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been a big hit in london "evita" here had bad reviews. the mood changed. funny enough, i think that's an intriguing one because in the late '70s america was a little bit in denial about talking about anything political. i mean, you remember the time, after vietnam, and i remember writing the early days of the "evita" run we hit the -- at the same time of the russian invasion of afghanistan, which i don't think anybody really completely understood what was going on. for give me for talking about afghanistan. i've gone off on a tangent. >> another time. >> suddenly people started talking about politics again. they said, maybe paralleled with what we were trying to say there was an interesting subject. >> how much have the critics gotten to you over the years? >> i don't really care very much if i don't think the critics really understand music. >> somebody that you respect, what is the most hurtful kind of thing they could say that would really get to you? >> i guess somebody who i did respect as a musician said that the score was humdrum or something, then i would be sad if i believe
. >> yes. i think, although "evita" was a big hit in london. "evita" when it opened here had pretty bad reviews. then the mood sort of changed. i think that's an intriguing one because in the kind of late '70s america was a little bit in denial about talking about anything political. you remember the time. after vietnam, after everything and i remember writing in the early days of the "evita" run we hit the -- same time of the russian invasion of afghanistan which nobody understood what was going on. i'm going off on a tangent. it changed -- suddenly people started to talk about politics again and said well maybe eva peron and what we were trying to say there was an interesting subject. >> how much did the critics get to you over the years? >> i didn't care very much if i don't think that the critics understand music. >> but somebody you respect, what's the most hurtful kind of thing that they would say that would get to you. >> somebody who i did respect as a musician said that the score was humdrum or something then i would be sad if i believed in the score. there are always going to
like this giant coming at me in my big widescreen tv. you're quite tiny, respect you ask. >> people say i'm a lot smaller than they think i am on tv. they say that to everyone. they say it to other girls in destiny's child, my husband, my mother. i think it's just the television. >> the thing that struck me watching you about your -- i never watched a whole beyonce concert before. so i was fascinated to see how you go about this. "a, the energy levels you kept up were extraordinary. "b," the size of your heels. how did you stay up? >> it was very slippery and the first song i was like, okay, am i going to make it? i thought i would have to switch shoes and i had others on the side of the stage in case. i've been practicing in heels since i was 13 years old and to be honest, it's kind of second nature. the heels are second nature. it's just a part of it whenever i rehearse i have on my heels. >> the whole thing with last night -- i don't like the phrase girl power but it was about empowerment of women. you were like strutting around that stage making men like me feeling pretty useless at
thing is like one big test. >> it's fascinating watching you because i know you don't like watching yourself, do you? >> i've gotten a lot better. since i've been producing, i've gotten a lot better with it. when i started, i had a really -- i hate my voice. i hate the way i sound. and i think that was always hard. >> that's not your real voice, is it, that's the problem. >> yeah, maybe, because it sounds foreign. but since i've become a producer and i've had to kind of, you know, sit in editing rooms and sit for hours and watch footage be cut together, i think -- i think i've gotten better to kind of take myself out of it and really look at it as making a film. and you kind of take all that weight off just yourself, which has been really great for me as an actor. >> you bring incredible intensity to this stuff. scare the life out of me. i'm just watching it from a monitor. you're like a raging volcano in some of these parts. >> a raging volcano who likes to clean. >> yes. the most weird type of raging volcano. >> look, that film, taylor hackford, the director of that film, cast me
things happen. >> you prefer being a big fish in a small pond? >> i get treated, i mean i get treated beyond belief there. they give me a lot of love back. there's nothing on earth -- i wish i could have a conversation with lebron james. i have met him several times. i would say he's a friend. what don't you understand about winning? you have already won. you are from akron. you play -- just by saying i'm going to play in my hometown. you can go anywhere in the world but you are literally a king there. that's how i feel in detroit. no one can every take that from me. that love. there's nothing like being loved. >> would you switch allegiance? >> never. i try to make a lot of money. i have never made an unhonest dollar off a working man's back. i can hold my head up and walk anywhere in the world knowing that. i don't have to drive around in a tinted rolls-royce. i'm proud of that. i want to make a lot of money. i want to make it honestly. it sets you free. you can tell somebody -- when they are coming at you saying we are going to pay this. i have walked away from shows where they are
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're alive. >> what's that? >> you can confirm you're alive? >> i'm alive, yes. i think the big confirmation for this month is i didn't die and i didn't get married. it's a one-two shot. >> what is it like when you read about your own death on twitter? i haven't had that experience yet. did you find it funny? was it a bit disconcerting? >> my response was, you know, it happened to mark twain so i quoted mark twain's comment, that rumors of his death demise were greatly exaggerated. >> let's move back to when you were last in my studio. because we had -- >> it was only yesterday. >> it was a great interview. crystal was with you and everything seemed absolutely happy. there seemed no reason why this wasn't going to be a great hollywood wedding. you very kindly invited me. i was looking forward to it and everything else. what happened? that's what everybody wants to know. the first television interview you've given. what went wrong? >> well, you know, that is the number one question. and i don't have an answer for it. i really don't know what happened. i think that in time, the rest of the sto
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